About the BSHS

Founded in 1947, the BSHS is Britain’s largest learned society devoted to the history of science, technology and medicine. Current members include lecturers, writers, students, teachers, museum curators and private individuals. We aim to bring together people with interests in all aspects of the field, and to publicise relevant ideas within the wider research and teaching communities and in the media.

The BSHS is registered as a charity and as a private company limited by guarantee. We are governed by President, Vice-president and Council appointed by the members, as well as an Executive Secretary and a number of permanent and ad-hoc committees who manage specific activities.

If you have any questions, visit our contacts page to find out how to get in touch with us.

Council and Committees

BSHS Council
Outreach and Engagement Committee (OEC)
Finance Committee
Conferences Committee
Grants Committee
Postgraduate Ambassadors
International Advisers

Policies & Guidelines

Mission Statement
Equality and Diversity Statement
Climate Policy
Social Media Policy
Guidance for Speakers
Guidance for Chairs